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Tax Deductions & Homeownership

Topics: Budgeting & Improving My Finances, Home Buying & Selling

Did you know the benefits of homeownership extend to tax season? Federal tax deductions may add up to significant savings every year. Take a look at a few ways you may be able to save during tax season: As always consult with your tax advisor to explore what is best for your individual situation.

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Now Is The Time For Year-End Tax Planning

Topics: Budgeting & Improving My Finances

Most people put off thinking about income taxes until spring, but the smart way to minimize your annual tax bill is to start planning in the fall. New homeowners may be accustomed to claiming the standard deduction for the current year. Depending on your mortgage, you may exceed that amount in mortgage interest alone.

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How To Create Your Budget & Stick To It

Topics: Budgeting & Improving My Finances, Debt & Debt Consolidation

You know you want to live debt-free. You understand the core principles that make up a good get-out-of-debt game plan. So, now the hard part: Getting started.

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3 Ways to Weave Giving into Your Financial Plan

Topics: Budgeting & Improving My Finances, Debt & Debt Consolidation, Merging Faith with Finances

St. Francis of Assisi said, “It is in giving that we receive.” Generosity, whether big or small, is a big part of Christianity. And for those who are trying to match their faith-based values with their financial ones, giving should be part of the financial plan.
 

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How To Save & Control Debt At The Same Time

Topics: Budgeting & Improving My Finances, Debt & Debt Consolidation

When you’re focusing on paying down debt, setting aside money in a savings account each month may seem like a daunting task. Don’t let your savings goals suffer while you’re accomplishing other tasks on your financial checklist. 

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What's Your Contingency Plan?

Topics: Budgeting & Improving My Finances, Debt & Debt Consolidation

Despite all your planning and preparing, something will go wrong. Your dishwasher may break. Your car may need repairs. A health emergency may arise. Life happens, and sooner or later you’ll be faced with an unexpected expense. That’s why it’s so important to build in a contingency plan.

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